Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 55 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 -10
Permanent jobs citing XML 588 586 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.48% 4.73% 5.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.08% 11.33% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 449 493 646
North West median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5836 5174 5121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.48% 41.81% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4852 4506 4404
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 358 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Cheshire -1 135 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Lancashire +14 55 £37,500 -4.15% 5
Merseyside -21 34 £30,000 -16.67% 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 320 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (52.38%) Web Services
3 277 (47.11%) JavaScript
4 260 (44.22%) HTML
5 226 (38.44%) .NET
6 225 (38.27%) Java
6 225 (38.27%) CSS
7 219 (37.24%) JSON
8 218 (37.07%) SQL
9 216 (36.73%) C#
10 184 (31.29%) SOAP
11 177 (30.10%) MVC
12 175 (29.76%) SQL Server
12 175 (29.76%) jQuery
13 165 (28.06%) OO
14 164 (27.89%) ASP.NET
15 147 (25.00%) Scrum
16 132 (22.45%) RESTful
17 130 (22.11%) Software Engineering
18 124 (21.09%) Degree
19 123 (20.92%) REST
20 118 (20.07%) Git (software)
21 113 (19.22%) WCF
22 112 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
23 108 (18.37%) T-SQL
24 107 (18.20%) Oracle
25 105 (17.86%) HTML5
26 103 (17.52%) Subversion
27 101 (17.18%) Web Development
28 99 (16.84%) Finance

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (6.97%) Apache
2 28 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 26 (4.42%) CMS
4 22 (3.74%) WebLogic
5 20 (3.40%) JBoss
6 14 (2.38%) EPiServer
7 12 (2.04%) nginx
8 10 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.53%) CICS
10 8 (1.36%) OpenROAD
11 7 (1.19%) ColdFusion
11 7 (1.19%) WordPress
12 6 (1.02%) NServiceBus
12 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.85%) Confluence
14 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.68%) IIS
15 3 (0.51%) Anypoint
15 3 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (2.38%) Magento
2 7 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.34%) Shopify
5 1 (0.17%) Exstream
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 9 (1.53%) GitHub
4 8 (1.36%) SaaS
5 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.51%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.51%) Route 53
8 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.34%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.34%) Office 365
8 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Serverless
9 1 (0.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.37%) HTTP
2 24 (4.08%) FTP
3 12 (2.04%) SSL
4 6 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.02%) Wireless
5 4 (0.68%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.68%) IMAP
5 4 (0.68%) RS-232
5 4 (0.68%) SMTP
5 4 (0.68%) SS7
5 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.51%) Intranet
7 2 (0.34%) Internet
7 2 (0.34%) RTSP
8 1 (0.17%) ATM
8 1 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 90 (15.31%) MySQL
3 41 (6.97%) NoSQL
4 37 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (5.78%) Relational Database
6 32 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.55%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.55%) Redis
11 14 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 14 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (2.21%) Big Data
12 13 (2.21%) DB2
12 13 (2.21%) MongoDB
13 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 118 (20.07%) Git (software)
2 103 (17.52%) Subversion
3 73 (12.41%) Visual Studio
4 53 (9.01%) Jenkins
5 49 (8.33%) JIRA
6 45 (7.65%) NUnit
7 44 (7.48%) Eclipse
8 40 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (6.63%) MSTest
10 38 (6.46%) JUnit
11 25 (4.25%) SonarQube
12 24 (4.08%) Selenium
13 22 (3.74%) gulp
14 21 (3.57%) Grunt
15 20 (3.40%) Ant
15 20 (3.40%) Bitbucket
16 19 (3.23%) Maven
17 15 (2.55%) IntelliJ
17 15 (2.55%) ReSharper
17 15 (2.55%) Vagrant
General
1 99 (16.84%) Finance
2 46 (7.82%) Retail
3 41 (6.97%) Law
4 38 (6.46%) Banking
5 21 (3.57%) Marketing
6 19 (3.23%) Automotive
6 19 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.87%) Advertising
7 11 (1.87%) French Language
8 10 (1.70%) German Language
8 10 (1.70%) Japanese Language
8 10 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.53%) Back Office
10 7 (1.19%) Electronics
10 7 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.02%) Games
11 6 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.51%) Legal
13 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 385 (65.48%) Developer
2 109 (18.54%) .NET Developer
3 85 (14.46%) Java Developer
4 84 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 74 (12.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 73 (12.41%) Senior Developer
7 51 (8.67%) PHP Developer
8 48 (8.16%) Software Engineer
9 44 (7.48%) Software Developer
10 35 (5.95%) SQL Developer
11 31 (5.27%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (4.59%) C# Software Engineer
14 25 (4.25%) Senior .NET Developer
15 23 (3.91%) Junior
15 23 (3.91%) Web Developer
16 22 (3.74%) .NET Software Engineer
17 21 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
18 20 (3.40%) Architect
18 20 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (52.38%) Web Services
2 260 (44.22%) HTML
3 226 (38.44%) .NET
4 225 (38.27%) CSS
5 219 (37.24%) JSON
6 184 (31.29%) SOAP
7 175 (29.76%) jQuery
8 164 (27.89%) ASP.NET
9 132 (22.45%) RESTful
10 123 (20.92%) REST
11 113 (19.22%) WCF
12 105 (17.86%) HTML5
13 96 (16.33%) XSLT
14 84 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 81 (13.78%) AngularJS
16 74 (12.59%) CSS3
17 70 (11.90%) Spring
18 67 (11.39%) Ajax
19 59 (10.03%) LINQ
20 56 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 39 (6.63%) iPad
3 28 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.91%) User Experience
5 16 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.55%) Mainframe
7 14 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.87%) PMI
10 10 (1.70%) Life Science
11 9 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.53%) TRADACOMS
12 8 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.19%) Blog
13 7 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.19%) Wiki
14 6 (1.02%) Clustering
14 6 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
14 6 (1.02%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.05%) Linux
2 62 (10.54%) Windows
3 23 (3.91%) Unix
4 20 (3.40%) Android
5 16 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.72%) Mac OS
6 12 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.87%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.68%) AIX
10 4 (0.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) Debian
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (30.10%) MVC
3 165 (28.06%) OO
4 147 (25.00%) Scrum
5 130 (22.11%) Software Engineering
6 112 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 101 (17.18%) Web Development
8 90 (15.31%) TDD
9 86 (14.63%) Test Automation
10 81 (13.78%) OOP
11 70 (11.90%) SDLC
12 60 (10.20%) UML
13 53 (9.01%) DevOps
14 52 (8.84%) E-Commerce
14 52 (8.84%) Unit Testing
15 50 (8.50%) RUP
16 49 (8.33%) BDD
17 47 (7.99%) MVVM
18 46 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 277 (47.11%) JavaScript
2 225 (38.27%) Java
3 218 (37.07%) SQL
4 216 (36.73%) C#
5 108 (18.37%) T-SQL
6 98 (16.67%) PHP
7 55 (9.35%) PL/SQL
8 54 (9.18%) C++
9 38 (6.46%) XPath
10 37 (6.29%) Python
11 32 (5.44%) VB.NET
12 30 (5.10%) Ruby
13 24 (4.08%) C
14 19 (3.23%) VB
15 15 (2.55%) PHP 7
16 14 (2.38%) COBOL
16 14 (2.38%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
17 13 (2.21%) Go
18 9 (1.53%) Assembly Language
18 9 (1.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (21.09%) Degree
2 35 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.55%) ISEB
3 15 (2.55%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.38%) Siebel Certification
5 12 (2.04%) Master's Degree
5 12 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.68%) APMP
8 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) PMP
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.84%) QA
2 6 (1.02%) SLA
3 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.85%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.51%) WAI
5 2 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (2.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.40%) Puppet
2 6 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.51%) SCCM
3 3 (0.51%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) Salt
5 1 (0.17%) Terraform
5 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 107 (18.20%) Oracle
2 98 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.74%) SAP
4 20 (3.40%) Zend
5 15 (2.55%) Siebel
6 14 (2.38%) Google
7 13 (2.21%) Chordiant
8 9 (1.53%) Adobe
8 9 (1.53%) Sybase
9 8 (1.36%) Actian
10 6 (1.02%) HP
11 5 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.85%) Sun
11 5 (0.85%) Talend
12 4 (0.68%) Perforce
13 3 (0.51%) hybris
13 3 (0.51%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.51%) Sage
13 3 (0.51%) Teradata
13 3 (0.51%) Xamarin